FAPA-YPG Regional Advocacy Conference in Houston

Want to learn how to effectively advocate for Taiwan? It’s as simple as telling your friends how good Taiwanese food is! Spare an afternoon, and we’ll show you how. Learn the ABCs of grassroots lobbying including how to express yourself efficiently to Members of Congress. You will gain knowledge on issues relevant to the Taiwan-U.S.-China triangular relationship including history and politics that dictate current cross-strait relations. Don’t miss the chance to network with other supporters. Take this opportunity to make a difference for Taiwan. FAPA Young Professionals Group is bringing its popular advocacy conference, which happens annually on Capitol Hill, to a place near you! Sign up by Feb 13 to be guaranteed with a spot. Each conference is limited to 50 participants – first come, first served. Taiwanese-style lunch box included. This conference is free of charge.

Date: Sunday, Feb 20, 2011
Time: 10:00AM~3:00PM
Venue: Houston Taiwan Institute for Senior Citizens
Address: 6100 Corporate Dr. #110, Houston, TX 77036

For more information, speaker bios, and registration: http://fapaypg.org/regional-advocacy-conference-2011/

Program

09:30 Registration starts
10:00 Intro of FAPA and FAPA-YPG
10:20 Short film on Development of Taiwan’s Democracy
10:40 Break
10:50 Guest Speaker – Dr. Bob Yang (link to his bio)
11:50 Lunch/Networking
01:00 Issues of Concern
01:45 Break
01:55 ABCs of Grassroots Advocacy
01:25 Preparation for Mock Congressional Visits
01:55 Mock Congressional Visits
02:30 Discussion on American Outreach
03:00 Conclusion

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